3 days


Employees of federal, state and local governments; and businesses working with the government.


  • Working knowledge of architectural design
  • Familiarity with cloud computing concepts
  • Experience with core AWS products and services, such as Amazon EC2, Amazon S3, and Amazon RDS
  • Architecting on AWS training

Course Description:

Learn to extend corporate networks into AWS while employing principles of high availability.

Building on concepts introduced in Architecting on AWS, this advanced course is designed for individuals who are experienced with designing scalable and elastic applications on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform. In this course, you will cover building more complex solutions that incorporate data services, infrastructure configuration management, and security on AWS. You will get an introduction to more specialized AWS services, including Amazon Elastic MapReduce, AWS OpsWorks, and AWS Elastic Beanstalk. You will also learn about design components for building scalable, elastic, secure, and highly available applications on AWS.

What You’ll Learn

  • Build more complex solutions with Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC)
  • Leverage bootstrapping and auto configuration in your designs
  • Architect solutions with multiple regions, plus learn when and how to use Availability Zones for high availability and fault tolerance
  • Employ Auto Scaling design patterns
  • Become familiar with Amazon CloudFront for caching
  • Become familiar with big data services including AWS Data Pipeline, Amazon Redshift, and Amazon Elastic MapReduce
  • Plan for application management services including AWS Elastic Beanstalk and AWS OpsWorks
  • Improve security with AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)

Who Needs to Attend

  • Individuals who are responsible for designing cloud infrastructure and reference architectures
  • Individuals who have attended Architecting on AWS
  • Systems engineers and developers who are responsible for designing and implementing advanced architectures on AWS

Course Outline

  1. Architecting with Amazon VPC
  2. High Availability and Amazon VPC
  3. From Diagrams to CloudFormation
  4. Bootstrapping and Auto Configuration
  5. Command Line Tools and Auto Scaling
  6. Data Analysis
  7. Data Services
  8. Storage Lifecycle Management
  9. Introduction to Application Management Services
  10. Identity and Access Management Leveraging Amazon CloudSearch
  11. Incorporating Amazon CloudFront
  12. Example : Microsoft SharePoint